HyperDic: other

English > 4 senses of the word other:
ADJECTIVEallothernot the same one or ones already mentioned or implied
allotherrecently past
allother, early, formerbelonging to the distant past
allothervery unusual
other > pronunciation
Soundsah'dher
Rhymesaltogether ... zither: 43 rhymes with dher...
English > other: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot the same one or ones already mentioned or implied.
Examples
  • "today isn't any other day"- the White Queen
  • "the construction of highways and other public works"
  • "he asked for other employment"
  • "any other person would tell the truth"
  • "his other books are still in storage"
  • "then we looked at the other house"
  • "hearing was good in his other ear"
  • "the other sex"
  • "she lived on the other side of the street from me"
  • "went in the other direction"
Attribute ofotherness, distinctness, separatenessThe quality of being not alike
Narroweranother, some otherAny of various alternatives
differentdistinctly separate from the first
differentdistinct / distinct or separate
newOther than the former one(s)
oppositeThe other one of a complementary pair
oppositedirectly across from each other
oppositeMoving or facing away from each other
otherwiseOther than as supposed or expected
See alsoseparateIndependent
OppositesameSame in identity
Spanishotro
English > other: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningrecently past.
Example"the other evening"
BroaderpastEarlier than the present time
Spanishotro
English > other: 4 senses > adjective 3
MeaningBelonging to the distant past.
Example "in other times"
Synonymsearly, former
BroaderpastEarlier than the present time
English > other: 4 senses > adjective 4
MeaningVery unusual; different in character or quality from the normal or expected.
Example"a strange, other dimension...where his powers seemed to fail"- Lance Morrow
Broaderstrange, unusualdefinitely out of the ordinary and unexpected
Spanishextraño
Catalanestrany
Nounsothernessthe quality of being not alike

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